By Andrew F. Smith
In a full of life account of the yank tuna over the last century, celebrated nutrition author and pupil Andrew F. Smith relates how tuna went from being bought basically as a fertilizer to turning into the main regularly ate up fish within the nation. In American Tuna, the so-called "chicken of the sea" is either the topic and the backdrop for different elements of yankee background: U.S. overseas coverage, immigration and environmental politics, and nutritional traits. Smith recounts how tuna turned a well-liked inexpensive high-protein nutrition starting in 1903, whilst the 1st can rolled off the meeting line. by way of 1918, skyrocketing revenues made it one in every of America's hottest seafoods. within the many years that undefined, the yankee tuna hired millions, but at at mid-century creation began to fade. issues approximately poisonous degrees of methylmercury, by-catch matters, and over-harvesting all contributed to the dying of the at the present time, whilst basically 3 significant canned tuna manufacturers exist within the usa, all international owned. A outstanding solid of characters—fishermen, advertisers, immigrants, epicures, and environmentalists, between many others—populate this interesting chronicle of yank tastes and the forces that effect them.
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The winner of the naming contest won a $25 cash prize. Out of 440 name suggestions, Armstrong chose Armsley Square, suggested by Mrs. Helen Hughes, who also wrote a poem called “A Toast to ‘Armsley Square’ ”: “Here’s to Armsley Square, the gem of the city, where our happy homes will be. / The pride of our fond aspirations, Mr. Armstrong we pay homage to thee. ” 59 Armstrong built a home for his family in Armsley Square. The couple had six children, although, tragically, four of them died young.
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This allows them to retain their original green color, speckled with red and brown. They are carefully picked, and only the mature olives are taken from the tree. Harvests are repeated several times each season in order to allow all the olives to ripen naturally. In the early years, Graber supplied olives to shops throughout town in wooden kegs like this. Customers scooped out what they wanted and took home olives in their own buckets. Before the Graber shop was open on weekends, customers would drive through, scooping their own olives and leaving money in a slot on the door using an honor system.